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Monday, February 14, 2011

2011 National Dominican Student Conference

5th Annual National Dominican Student Conference
"Rooted and Growing"

April 8th-10th
Yale University

Purpose of the Conference: To unite the numerous undergraduate and graduate Dominican student communities spanning the United States, with the goal of addressing and organizing ourselves more holistically against the social and academic issues that continue to afflict our community. This event will also serve as a unique opportunity for our community to collectively celebrate the rich Dominican heritage and continue to keep it 8alive in our respective college communities.

Key objectives:
  • Building social & academic support networks among participants from various colleges.
  • Participant will gain greater understanding of their own communities
  • Foster a heightened desire to take socially significant action against the issues highlighted throughout the Conference.
Included in the agenda are:
  • Various educational and community-building workshops,
  • Prominent Dominican speakers
  • Culturally influential movie screenings
  • Networking events
  • A dance party
Conference's website:

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